Sir Ian’s £50m back on table for gardens
SIR Ian Wood has offered an olive branch to the council by putting his £50million firmly back on the table for a city centre regeneration plan.
But the oil services tycoon has insisted that new revamp proposals – outlined by city architect John Halliday – must be adapted to become “transformational”. The businessman has written to council leaders in response to Mr Halliday’s plans for the Union Terrace Gardens and Denburn Valley area.
Last night, Labour leader Barney Crockett said he would be keen to enter into a “dialogue” with Sir Ian – while his coalition partners, the Conservatives, invited him to sit on a new project board to oversee regeneration plans.
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